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Nina Sverdvik

Course Leader

Department of Art and Music

Nina Sverdvik, Course Leader, Photography


Nina has taught on the BA (Hons) Photography course at Solent University since 2004.

Prior to this, she studied MA Photography at the Royal College of Art in London, Photography and Film at Napier University in Edinburgh, and Literature and Film Adaptation at the University of Oslo, Norway.

Further information

Nina's work has been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery London in the John Kobal and Schweppes Portrait Prize; the London Underground, commissioned through Art on the Underground and subsequently published in Platform for Art: Art on the Underground (edited by Alex Coles and Tamsin Dillon, Black Dog Publishing, London 2007), and Gallery Kirkwood Oslo, Norway. Serendipity, a series of photographic portraits was selected as part of the British Art Show 8 Southampton Fringe in 2016.

Her most recent work, My Father’s Car, was commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and funded by The Royal Norwegian Embassy and Film and Video Umbrella London. It was included in the exhibition, Somewhere Becoming Sea curated by Steven Bode, Film and Video Umbrella London at Humber Street Gallery as part of Hull City of Culture 2017.

Research forms an integral part of Nina's teaching and learning philosophy.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Photography

Focus your creative vision and develop your ideas using a range of large and medium format cameras, digital editing suites and even traditional film processing facilities.